Benjamin James (American football)
August 10, 1912|
July 4, 2015 (aged 102)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|?–1940||Plymouth HS (PA)|
|Head coaching record|
Benjamin D. James (August 10, 1912 – July 4, 2015) was an American athletics coach, education, and college administrator. He served as the head football coach at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1942, compiling a record of 1–5.
James was born on August 10, 1912, in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He entered Dickinson College in 1930 on an academic scholarship and participated in football, basketball, baseball, and track. In football, he played as a center in the 1931 team that upset Penn State.
- Centennial Conference Archived 2008-10-29 at the Wayback Machine. "2008 Centennial Conference Football Prospectus"
- Dickinson College Coaching Records Archived 2008-05-13 at the Wayback Machine.
- "A Most Uncommon Man; 'Mr. Dickinson Ben James '34 Remembered for Life Filled with Achievement and Dedication to College". Dickinson College. July 7, 2015. Retrieved April 11, 2017.